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From Dublin: Glendalough, Wicklow, & Kilkenny Full-Day Trip

1. From Dublin: Glendalough, Wicklow, & Kilkenny Full-Day Trip

Visit the tower of Glendalough, admire the wild beauty of the Wicklow Mountains, and explore the medieval city of Kilkenny on a full-day guided tour from Dublin. First, make your way directly to Kilkenny, a town that was once the medieval capital of Ireland. Enjoy walking down the cobbled streets and visit the Black Abbey and the Cathedral of Saint Canice. After that, travel through the Wicklow Mountains to your next stop. Visit the monastic site of Glendalough. Hollywood Blockbusters like ‘P.S. I Love You’ and ‘Braveheart’ have been filmed here. Explore the area renowned for its ruins, magnificent lakes, and waterfalls. Finally, head over to a sheepdog farm and watch a sheepdog herd with his master. Look at the Border Collies using a tactic called “The Eye” on sheep. Witness a shepherd and his dog at work and watch how they herd a flock of sheep.

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What people are saying about Kilkenny

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 1,218 reviews

The trip was excellent, the tour guide, Pat, was very fun and friendly, we had a very pleasant time and he clearly knows what he is doing, he knew all about the places, and his dynamic with his partner, the driver Alec, was very good. I will recommend this tour to everyone who comes to visit Ireland.

Excellent experience and the best value for money. Beautiful nature and charming city of Kilkeny. Tour guide Pat and driver Alec were perfect hosts.

Phillip and Alec was a great team. We had loads of fun and we were filled with information about Ireland's history and folklores.

Very good excursion with our guide Philip, very friendly providing us with very clear explanations...

Excellent release. Very competent and interesting guide, magnificent landscapes and beautiful visits